Who is going to be Denver’s quarterback going forward?
Coming into the season, Paxton Lynch looked as though he was poised to snatch the starting position from incumbent Trevor Siemian.
As we saw on Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers, that has not and likely will not happen before the season starts. I know, one game does not a quarterback make and the guy is still young. Despite the dwindling excuses for why Paxton should be given yet another chance to prove himself, we all saw precisely where Lynch is in his development and it’s not good.
Demaryius Thomas wide open at the first down marker. The pass went elsewhere. https://t.co/hb1SPwGJIz— MileHighReport (@MileHighReport) August 20, 2017
Truth be told, Siemian didn’t razzle-dazzle either. He was competent and moved the ball nicely given the short fields he was presented with, but that was all it took to make Paxton Lynch look like an interloper in a Broncos uniform.
Frankly, I think Lynch’s window in Denver may be closing before his very eyes. The chances are few that he could be cut going into the season, but where is that defining play that saves his butt from the chopping block? The kind of play that causes you to rise from your couch and pump your fist in the air and yell, “That’s OUR guy!”
It doesn’t exist.
One thing we know for sure is that John Elway hates to lose. If Lynch doesn’t quickly prove himself in some capacity, he may be on the outside looking in. If not this season, you can bet it may be next year when Chad Kelly is healthy and ready to compete.
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